Ash From Mexico's Popocatepetl Volcano Threatens Surrounding Areas

A yellow alert remained in place on Wednesday, February 21, as Mexico’s Popocatepetl volcano continued to spew ash and gas.

Officials cautioned people to stay away from the area and said the ash could potentially impact Mexico City, which is located around 45 miles away.

Timelapse footage from Webcams de Mexico shows the volcano spewing ash on Tuesday. Credit: Webcams de México via Storyful

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